X360 Tuesday, January 23, 2007 | 8:13 PM

Mass Effect: Official box art

Mass Effect: Official box art

Microsoft released the official box art of Mass Effect, Bioware's highly anticipated space-opera RPG. Do you like it ?

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Commented on 2007-01-23 20:27:33
not bad, but kind of science fiction clicé..still, wont defer me from picking it up
Commented on 2007-01-23 20:27:56
The main character is still customisable right? Kinda silly having him front and centre of the box art.

Personally I would have emphasised the galaxy roaming aspect with the star chart and Normandy as the main images, then have the two main sidekicks smaller and a silhouette representing your own character. Give it a sense of scale.
Commented on 2007-01-23 20:29:56

Edit: if you can customise your face, why did they put that face on the cover??
Commented on 2007-01-23 20:31:55
Not exactly a classic, is it. Looks very low-budget.
Commented on 2007-01-23 20:35:21
Vert very Low budget, looks awful
Commented on 2007-01-23 20:35:33
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Commented on 2007-01-23 20:48:29
Hot space chicks sell!
Commented on 2007-01-23 20:49:27
Looks good; is this game coming before summer? It appears that everything is ready.
Commented on 2007-01-23 20:49:56
Looks good, can,t wait to play it.
Commented on 2007-01-23 20:54:05
Holy shit thats a sick ass box art I'm not going to lie makes the game look really cool.
Commented on 2007-01-23 20:55:50
Commented on 2007-01-23 21:02:42
Hm i think it's nice looking. But hey: i don't really buy a game because of it's boxart, to be honest^^'.
Commented on 2007-01-23 21:03:16

Looks alright. Nothing special.

I have KOTOR here right in front of me and it's very similar, if a little better.
Commented on 2007-01-23 21:07:50
Kick ass. Beats blue dragon's hand down =P.
Commented on 2007-01-23 21:07:56
Not bad although I have two dislikes so far.

i'm not the biggest fan of the orange glow behind the main character, i would have preferred it to be tinted blue like the rest of the background, almost hurts my eyes =P. Oh well.

And lastly I liked the regular White text with blue lining around it, I'm not a big fan of the Gold and fade out on the text blah.

Maybe i'm being too critical but I do like the background, with all your teammates and creatures along with the spaceships on the sides and they eyes make it more of a serious game. Looks decent on my opinon =D
Commented on 2007-01-23 21:13:13 In reply to ChaosKnight
Posted by ChaosKnight
i'm not the biggest fan of the orange glow behind the main character, i would have preferred it to be tinted blue like the rest of the background, almost hurts my eyes =P. Oh well.
You read my mind! Absolutely the orange bit looks out of place.
Commented on 2007-01-23 21:15:06
I wonder if the CE will look the same
Commented on 2007-01-23 21:22:23
It's ok. The eyes in the background remind me of the old-school ninja gaiden art.
Commented on 2007-01-23 21:26:34
I never found myself buyin a game because of its box art!!!!! lol

Still i think it looks just about right!

the orange Glow is a bit much maybe ....but who Cares
Commented on 2007-01-23 21:32:58
Awesome looking box art and i hope the game is impressive as well.
Commented on 2007-01-23 21:34:08 In reply to Phaethon360
Posted by Phaethon360
Kick ass. Beats blue dragon's hand down =P.
On second thought I think the boxart looks pretty ugly =P
Commented on 2007-01-23 21:47:38
Ooh man, I just want this game ......... CAN'T WAIT(!)
Commented on 2007-01-23 21:48:47
Don't like it to be honest. Something more simple a la Crazy Taxi, Final Fantasy etc was needed for this game. I think this may just be for Americans and they may change it slightly for the Euro audience.
Commented on 2007-01-23 21:54:20
Could be better, but I couldn't care less about the box art.
Commented on 2007-01-23 22:08:55 In reply to LEBATO
Posted by LEBATO
Could be better, but I couldn't care less about the box art.
this man speaks nothing but truth
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